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Survey of International Affairs (1920-1963)

‘Companion’ series to the Documents of International Affairs, the Survey of International Affairs is a comprehensive survey of relations between states in a given year. The stated aim of the series was to provide an overview of international affairs, not of the foreign affairs of Britain or of human affairs generally. This it does by studying relations between states within a region and on the global stage. The volumes for 1920-1946 were edited by the historian Arnold Toynbee who served in the British foreign office during World Wars One and Two, and was a delegate to the Paris Peace Conference (1919). The Library holds volumes for the period 1920-1963.